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Elgin Drawings

1800-1803

Sebastiano Ittar

From the collection

Title

Elgin Drawings

Date

1800-1803

Description

Study of architectural elements of the Propylaia at Athens, with measurements; centre: section through front porch of picture gallery top right: cornice detail of picture gallery verso: study of architectural elements of the Choragic Monument of Lysicrates, Athens, with measurements and notes; left side: detail of cymatium and dentils of outer cornice, sima section of outer cornice, perspective of rough-hewn abacus (?)right side, top: abacus profile of Corinthian capitals right side, centre: tripods detail of carved around tholos and of capital of engaged column, and profile of fascia Graphite and pen and ink with watercolour, on pale blue paper.
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Location

Monument of Lysicrates, Athens, Greece

Country

Continent

Location Accuracy

Pinpoint

Medium

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